I F N Hung

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Affiliation: The University of Hong Kong
Country: China

Publications

  1. pmc Unexpectedly Higher Morbidity and Mortality of Hospitalized Elderly Patients Associated with Rhinovirus Compared with Influenza Virus Respiratory Tract Infection
    Ivan F N Hung
    State Key Laboratory for Emerging Infectious Diseases, Carol Yu s Centre for Infection and Division of Infectious Diseases, The University of Hong Kong, Queen Mary Hospital, Hong Kong SAR, China
    Int J Mol Sci 18:. 2017
  2. doi request reprint Regional epidemiology of invasive pneumococcal disease in Asian adults: epidemiology, disease burden, serotype distribution, and antimicrobial resistance patterns and prevention
    Ivan Fan Ngai Hung
    Department of Medicine, University of Hong Kong, Queen Mary Hospital, 102 Pokfulam Road, Hong Kong
    Int J Infect Dis 17:e364-73. 2013
  3. ncbi request reprint Viral loads in clinical specimens and SARS manifestations
    I F N Hung
    Department of Microbiology, The University of Hong Kong, Queen Mary Hospital Compound, Pokfulam Road, Hong Kong SAR, China
    Hong Kong Med J 15:20-2. 2009
  4. ncbi request reprint Lymphocyte surge as a marker for immunorestitution disease due to Pneumocystis jiroveci pneumonia in HIV-negative immunosuppressed hosts
    V C C Cheng
    Division of Infectious Diseases, Centre of Infection, Queen Mary Hospital, The University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong Special Administrative Region, Hong Kong, China
    Eur J Clin Microbiol Infect Dis 23:512-4. 2004
  5. pmc Clinical evaluation of the polymerase chain reaction for the rapid diagnosis of tuberculosis
    V C C Cheng
    Division of Infectious Diseases, Centre of Infection, The University of Hong Kong, University Pathology Building, Queen Mary Hospital, Hong Kong ROC
    J Clin Pathol 57:281-5. 2004
  6. doi request reprint Containment of Clostridium difficile infection without reduction in antimicrobial use in Hong Kong
    V C C Cheng
    Department of Microbiology, Queen Mary Hospital, Hong Kong Special Administrative Region, China
    Eur J Clin Microbiol Infect Dis 34:1381-6. 2015
  7. pmc Role of lopinavir/ritonavir in the treatment of SARS: initial virological and clinical findings
    C M Chu
    Department of Microbiology and Medicine, Queen Mary Hospital, The University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong
    Thorax 59:252-6. 2004
  8. doi request reprint Use of fluoroquinolones is the single most important risk factor for the high bacterial load in patients with nasal and gastrointestinal colonization by multidrug-resistant Acinetobacter baumannii
    V C C Cheng
    Department of Microbiology, Queen Mary Hospital, Hong Kong Special Administrative Region, China
    Eur J Clin Microbiol Infect Dis 34:2359-66. 2015
  9. ncbi request reprint Viral replication in the nasopharynx is associated with diarrhea in patients with severe acute respiratory syndrome
    V C C Cheng
    Centre of Infection, Queen Mary Hospital, The University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong Special Administrative Region, China
    Clin Infect Dis 38:467-75. 2004
  10. ncbi request reprint Fatal interaction between clarithromycin and colchicine in patients with renal insufficiency: a retrospective study
    I F N Hung
    Research Center of Infection and Immunology, Queen Mary Hospital, The University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong, China
    Clin Infect Dis 41:291-300. 2005

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Publications17

  1. pmc Unexpectedly Higher Morbidity and Mortality of Hospitalized Elderly Patients Associated with Rhinovirus Compared with Influenza Virus Respiratory Tract Infection
    Ivan F N Hung
    State Key Laboratory for Emerging Infectious Diseases, Carol Yu s Centre for Infection and Division of Infectious Diseases, The University of Hong Kong, Queen Mary Hospital, Hong Kong SAR, China
    Int J Mol Sci 18:. 2017
    ..Institutionalized older adults were particularly at risk. More stringent infection control among health care workers in elderly homes could lower the infection rate before an effective vaccine and antiviral become available...
  2. doi request reprint Regional epidemiology of invasive pneumococcal disease in Asian adults: epidemiology, disease burden, serotype distribution, and antimicrobial resistance patterns and prevention
    Ivan Fan Ngai Hung
    Department of Medicine, University of Hong Kong, Queen Mary Hospital, 102 Pokfulam Road, Hong Kong
    Int J Infect Dis 17:e364-73. 2013
    ..To summarize published data on the clinical and economic burden, epidemiology, antimicrobial resistance levels, serotype prevalence, and prevention strategies for pneumococcal disease among adults in Asia...
  3. ncbi request reprint Viral loads in clinical specimens and SARS manifestations
    I F N Hung
    Department of Microbiology, The University of Hong Kong, Queen Mary Hospital Compound, Pokfulam Road, Hong Kong SAR, China
    Hong Kong Med J 15:20-2. 2009
    ..2. Early treatment with an effective antiviral agent before day 10 may decrease the peak viral load, and thus ameliorate the clinical symptoms and mortality, and reduce viral shedding and the risk of transmission..
  4. ncbi request reprint Lymphocyte surge as a marker for immunorestitution disease due to Pneumocystis jiroveci pneumonia in HIV-negative immunosuppressed hosts
    V C C Cheng
    Division of Infectious Diseases, Centre of Infection, Queen Mary Hospital, The University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong Special Administrative Region, Hong Kong, China
    Eur J Clin Microbiol Infect Dis 23:512-4. 2004
  5. pmc Clinical evaluation of the polymerase chain reaction for the rapid diagnosis of tuberculosis
    V C C Cheng
    Division of Infectious Diseases, Centre of Infection, The University of Hong Kong, University Pathology Building, Queen Mary Hospital, Hong Kong ROC
    J Clin Pathol 57:281-5. 2004
    ..Use of the polymerase chain reaction for the detection of Mycobacterium tuberculosis (TB PCR) as a basis for making clinical decisions on the initiation of antituberculosis treatment was studied...
  6. doi request reprint Containment of Clostridium difficile infection without reduction in antimicrobial use in Hong Kong
    V C C Cheng
    Department of Microbiology, Queen Mary Hospital, Hong Kong Special Administrative Region, China
    Eur J Clin Microbiol Infect Dis 34:1381-6. 2015
    ..Our results suggested that the reduction of healthcare-associated CDI was attributable to infection control interventions instead of replacement of ribotypes or reduction in antimicrobial selective pressure...
  7. pmc Role of lopinavir/ritonavir in the treatment of SARS: initial virological and clinical findings
    C M Chu
    Department of Microbiology and Medicine, Queen Mary Hospital, The University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong
    Thorax 59:252-6. 2004
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  8. doi request reprint Use of fluoroquinolones is the single most important risk factor for the high bacterial load in patients with nasal and gastrointestinal colonization by multidrug-resistant Acinetobacter baumannii
    V C C Cheng
    Department of Microbiology, Queen Mary Hospital, Hong Kong Special Administrative Region, China
    Eur J Clin Microbiol Infect Dis 34:2359-66. 2015
    ..With the implementation of directly observed hand hygiene before meals and medications to all conscious hospitalized patients, no hospital outbreaks were observed during our study period...
  9. ncbi request reprint Viral replication in the nasopharynx is associated with diarrhea in patients with severe acute respiratory syndrome
    V C C Cheng
    Centre of Infection, Queen Mary Hospital, The University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong Special Administrative Region, China
    Clin Infect Dis 38:467-75. 2004
    ..The lung and the gastrointestinal tract may react differently to SARS coronavirus infection. Additional investigation of the role of SARS coronavirus in the pathogenesis of diarrhea in patients with SARS should be conducted...
  10. ncbi request reprint Fatal interaction between clarithromycin and colchicine in patients with renal insufficiency: a retrospective study
    I F N Hung
    Research Center of Infection and Immunology, Queen Mary Hospital, The University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong, China
    Clin Infect Dis 41:291-300. 2005
    ..It is metabolized by CYP3A4 and is transported by P-glycoprotein. Initial case reports suggested potentially fatal interactions between clarithromycin and colchicine...
  11. ncbi request reprint In vitro susceptibility of 10 clinical isolates of SARS coronavirus to selected antiviral compounds
    F Chen
    Centre for Research in Plant Drugs Development, Department of Botany, The University of Hong Kong, Pokfulam Road
    J Clin Virol 31:69-75. 2004
    ..Since the clinical and toxicity profiles of these agents are well known, they should be considered either singly or in combination for prophylaxis or treatment of SARS in randomised placebo controlled trials in future epidemics...
  12. ncbi request reprint Risk factors for development of paradoxical response during antituberculosis therapy in HIV-negative patients
    V C C Cheng
    Division of Infectious Diseases, Center of Infection, University Pathology Building, The University of Hong Kong, Queen Mary Hospital, Hong Kong
    Eur J Clin Microbiol Infect Dis 22:597-602. 2003
    ..225+/-216 cells/microl; P<0.05) during paradoxical response. Further studies on lymphocyte subsets and cytokine levels would be useful in understanding the exact immunological mechanisms involved in immunorestitution...
  13. ncbi request reprint Spontaneous pneumomediastinum in patients with severe acute respiratory syndrome
    C M Chu
    Dept of Medicine, United Christian Hospital, Hong Kong SAR, China
    Eur Respir J 23:802-4. 2004
    ..In conclusion, spontaneous pneumomediastinum appeared to be a frequent complication of severe acute respiratory syndrome. Further research is needed to investigate its pathogenesis...
  14. doi request reprint Prevention of nosocomial transmission of swine-origin pandemic influenza virus A/H1N1 by infection control bundle
    V C C Cheng
    Department of Microbiology, Queen Mary Hospital, Hong Kong Special Administrative Region, China
    J Hosp Infect 74:271-7. 2010
    ..010) or vice versa (4/4 vs 300/832, P=0.017, Fisher's exact test) were found to be significant risk factors for nosocomial acquisition of S-OIV...
  15. ncbi request reprint Clinical progression and viral load in a community outbreak of coronavirus-associated SARS pneumonia: a prospective study
    J S M Peiris
    Department of Microbiology, Queen Mary Hospital, University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong, Special Administrative Region, China
    Lancet 361:1767-72. 2003
    ..We investigated the temporal progression of the clinical, radiological, and virological changes in a community outbreak of severe acute respiratory syndrome (SARS)...
  16. ncbi request reprint Paradoxical deterioration during anti-tubercular treatment in a dialysis patient on maintenance steroid therapy
    I F N Hung
    Division of Nephrology, Department of Medicine, Tung Wah Hospital, Hong Kong
    Hong Kong Med J 11:210-2. 2005
    ..Paradoxical deterioration that may spontaneously resolve is a potential complication of anti-tubercular treatment in patients on long-term renal replacement therapy...
  17. doi request reprint Control of hospital endemicity of multiple-drug-resistant Acinetobacter baumannii ST457 with directly observed hand hygiene
    V C C Cheng
    Department of Microbiology, Queen Mary Hospital, Hong Kong Special Administrative Region, China
    Eur J Clin Microbiol Infect Dis 34:713-8. 2015
    ..6, CI 1.1-28.7, p = 0.038) 90 days prior to admission were independent risk factors for MRAB bacteremia by logistic regression when compared with carbapenem-susceptible A. baumannii bacteremia. ..